When I was very young, one of my teachers gave me the tongue-in-cheek article “The Complexity of Songs,” by legendary computer scientist Donald Knuth, and I thought it was absolutely hilarious. I was recently reminded of this article when preparing some recent lecture notes, and I’m happy to share this article here.

# The Complexity of Songs, by Donald Knuth

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*Posted by John Quintanilla on November 30, 2015*

https://meangreenmath.com/2015/11/30/the-complexity-of-songs-by-donald-knuth/

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/ November 30, 2015And they think that math people don’t have a sense of humour !